Polysiphonia atlantica Kapraun & J.N.Norris 1982

Polysiphonia atlantica Kapraun & J.N.Norris

Current name: Polysiphonia atlantica Kapraun & J.N.Norris
Spain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009; with Ceramium shuttleworthianum,Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Polysiphonia atlantica Kapraun & J.N.Norris 1982: 226, fig. 107 a-c

Published in: Kapraun, D.F. & Norris, J.N. (1982). The red algal Polysiphonia Greville (Rhodomelaceae) from Carrie Bow Cay and vicinity, Belize. In Rützler, K. & Macintyre, I.G. (eds) The Atlantic Barrier Reef Ecosystem at Carrie Bow Cay, Belize. I. Structure and Communities. Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences : 225-238.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Syntype localities: "Portstewart [Co. Antrim]; Miltown Malbay [Co. Clare], Ireland."; (Kapraun & Norris 1982: 226) Syntypes: TCD;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Atlantic Ocean.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 March 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 March 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 March 2023

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